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  1. southy39

    Class 87 Farewell Stock?

    just wondering if anyone knows what LHCS is to be used... AFAIK it was originally meant to be the Cargo-D/Rail Blue Stock that was to be used then the Rail Blue set with some Ex FMR Mk.2s now rumours sugest that the DRS set is to be used along with some odds and ends from WCRC
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    Fgw 166...

    there is a report on the notable workings section of the railwaycentre that a class 166 has recieved "new FGW" livery... it hasnt specified if this is neon or FCC style blocks or the mooted Names derived livery... has anyone seen it...? unit number is reported as 166220
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    GBRf "GBAC"

    i dont know about anyone else... but is anyone else concerned by the fact that 87028 has hardly ventrured outside of london this week apart from a run to northampton (i think) the fact that 87022 and 87028 have been reported as going off lease later in september and 87028 not having been...
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    3rd rail EMU question

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    What Women Want?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

    ok.. prepare yourself for a long lecture type thing... this really is your best chance to get out of here without being bored............ sure..... ok... dont say i didnt warn you what is it women want. i mean anyone who has seen the movie...
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    Road Haulage in UK

    Anyone here on this forum who does, has or is planning to work in some part in the haulage industry,.. this does also include but to a lesser degree... those road operations operated for/and on behalf of Freightliner intermodal. This country has for along time operated heavy goods...
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    Help Request- Class 47

    im looking for any and all pictures relating to D1661/47840 in its EARLY YEARS with BR. Im trying to build up a photographic record of locomotives from early BR days till either scapping or preservation. I am beggining with the iconic Ex western region 47's , 47840 being an obvious...
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    Help Request- Class 47

    im looking for any and all pictures relating to D1661/47840 in its EARLY YEARS with BR. Im trying to build up a photographic record of locomotives from early BR days till either scapping or preservation. I am beggining with the iconic Ex western region 47's , 47840 being an obvious...
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    Preserved railway loco driving

    iv been looking at the websites for several of the preserved railways and see that many offer driving experience days... i was wondering if anyone could recomend a good one... currently im drawn to the GCR cos i quite fancy the chance to drive a class 73... but so far iv only seen the GCR...
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    3rd rail EMU question

    can someoe explain why 3rd rail only emu's require the overhead orange cant rail as they invariably dont operat enear any overhead electrical equitment. the class 313's 319's 373's and some 375/377's should have the cant rail but why warn bout over head electicla lines where they are not...
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    66718-66722 info

    This is a quote from an email I have received from one of the UKs leading rail journalists, Colin J Marsden. I suppose that how this actually works out or how genuine it turns out to be in reality remains to be seen.
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    GNER DVT supplies

    does anyone know if the supplies that GNER promised to carry in their DVT's have materialised... ie. a generator, water etc
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    FM Rail Blue Pullman

    just been loking at www.sulzerpower and its showing that the blue pullman on saturday from euston is to be powered by one of the blue 47's and 47832 and on a nenta tour its the other blue 47.... why have they been split up for the past few weeks?
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    GBRf intermodal

    what route do GBRf use for their intermodal services... i only ask as i have read several different articles all pointing towards gbrf operating the class 325 railnet units as unit only operation from sometime this or next month. if this is so what use they will have for the 87's i do not...
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    FSR Class 322 ???

    does anyone know if the first class 322 has been released back to FSR or is about ready to be... also has it been re-clasified into the class 321/5 cub class as was suggested in several of the rail magazines
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    Possible GEN but not certain

    i recently got chatting to an EWS driver on the First Scotrail Caledonian sleeper.. he was traveling in the dining car and i got chatting to him and somehow we got onto the topic of the Brunel 200 celebrations and 60081.. acording to him he heard from a collegue that EWS were considering...
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    GBRf Main services timing details requested

    i was wondering if anyone could provide me with timings for any of the regular mail services to shieldmuir from willesdon and warrington any and all help appreciated
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    Are there any GENUINE female Rail Enthusiasts

    well are there... everywhere i look and any time im at a site where rail enthusiasts gather there re only ever guys,.... so are there any female enthusiats or are they just a myth
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    RoyalMail "Railnet" Cl. 325 question

    mail related but not close enough to include in my other thread,.... does anyone know what pool code on TOPS the 325's are alocated tooalong with any info as to their home depot... is it still crew iemd....?
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    Royal Mail "Mail on Rail" Contract

    Does anyone know if Royal Mail are going to renew their contract with GBRf for the operation of Mail on Rail Postal services. its just with GBRf just taking 87006,87022 and 87028 to bolster 87012 and 87019 it looks like they must have some idea... i mean they are unlikely to take on the...

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